National Journal interviews Jeffrey Zients, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.
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One area of disagreement is whether more money is needed to ensure offshore drilling permits are issued in a timely manner.
Lindsey Graham says cuts to intercontinental ballistic missile study could be a harbinger of administration's strategy.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates has imposed a two-year probation on the Corps's struggling variant of the multiservice stealth fighter.
The Justice Department is better qualified to steer IGs’ actions, to use subpoenas and to file charges.
Challenges of contract awards are on the rise, making for precarious procurement terrain inside government and out.
Landrieu and Vitter support a hold on Fish and Wildlife Service nominee; OMB director's confirmation was delayed over similar issues.
Military must work with the commercial sector, other government agencies and other nations to acquire necessary security assets, officials say.
Transportation Committee-approved plan would remove trade commission from 74-year-old headquarters to save money and expand art exhibit space.
GOP will not agree to maintain fiscal 2011 spending at current levels past March 4, says Speaker John Boehner.